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Geology Dictionary

Geological Terms Beginning With "N"

For terms beginning with other letters, please click below A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Nannofossils A generic term used in reference to very small fossils that are at the limit of resolution by a light microscope. They are therefore studied with electron microscopes. Discoasters and coccoliths are frequently called "nannofossils.
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The M12 Ultraviolet (UV) Flashlight and Lamp

This inexpensive lamp produces both longwave and shortwave ultraviolet light for examining fluorescent minerals and other items. It has an effective illumination distance of 6 to 12 inches, making it a good lamp for classroom, office, and close fieldwork. It is not powerful enough to search for fluorescent minerals in the field while walking.
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Maps

Map of Kentucky Cities and Roads

City Maps for Neighboring States: Illinois Indiana Missouri Ohio Tennessee Virginia West Virginia Kentucky on a USA Wall Map Kentucky Delorme Atlas Kentucky on Google Earth Kentucky Cities: Cities with populations over 10,000 include: Ashland, Bowling Green, Campbellsville, Covington, Danville, Elizabethtown, Florence, Fort Thomas, Frankfort, Georgetown, Glasgow, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Independence, Jeffersontown, Lexington, Louisville, Madisonville, Mayfield, Middlesboro, Murray, Newport, Owensboro, Paducah, Radcliff, Richmond, Shively, Somerset and Winchester.
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Maps

Mexico Map and Satellite Image

Mexico Map of Cities and Roads Map of Mexico States Mexico Bordering Countries: Belize, Guatemala, United States of America Regional Maps: Map of North America, World Map Where is Mexico? Mexico Satellite Image Mexico Information: Mexico is located in North America. Mexico is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico; the United States to the north, and Belize and Guatemala to the south.
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Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy

Oil and Gas Oil and Gas Articles about oil and natural gas in the US and around the world. Gifts That Rock Gifts That Rock - What are the most popular gift items in the store? Renewable Trends Renewable Energy Trends Use of solar, wind, and other renewables is rising. Waterproof Paper Waterproof Paper - Don't take chances with your field notes and maps.
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Minerals

Variscite

A rare mineral sometimes used as a gem material. Author: Hobart M. King, Ph.D., GIA Graduate Gemologist Variscite nodules: Nodules of variscite with crandallite and wardite from Clay Canyon, Fairfield, Utah. Specimen sizes, clockwise from top left: 7.5 x 5.9 cm; 6.8 x 5.6 cm; 11.1 x 6.6 cm; 17.5 x 13.
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